Those who were honored came from different fields.
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The prestigious Dubai-based Forbes Middle East magazine Monday night honored 29 Lebanese men and women from different professions in recognition for their achievements in various fields.Winners were selected from six categories: Lebanon's seven richest people, including the Mikati brothers – telecom tycoons Taha and Najib Mikati – and four Hariri brothers, Bahaa, Saad, Ayman and Fahd Hariri; and Lebanon's top 10 companies listed on the Beirut Stock Exchange, ranked according to their assets, value, profits and revenues.Former Education Minister and adviser to the president Elias Bou Saab was recognized for his work with young people in Lebanon.Khuloud al-Omian, CEO of Forbes Middle East, sees the event as a good way to boost the morale of Lebanon's business community, coming at the right time as the country struggles through a recession.
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